Check out the official track list of the soundtrack of Bessie, the upcoming drama biography movie directed by Dee Rees and starring Queen Latifah:
Bessie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various artists.
1. Young Woman Blues – Queen Latifah 2. Hot Time In The Old Town – Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks 3. Prove It On Me – Carmen Twillie 4. Weary Blues – Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven 5. Weepin’ Woman Blues – Pat Bass & Queen Latifah 6. See See Rider – Tamar-Kali 7. Ballin’ The Jack – Kid Ory’s Creole Orchestra 8. Down Hearted Blues – Queen Latifah 9. A Good Man Is Hard to Find – Fats Waller & His Rhythm 10. Preachin’ The Blues – Queen Latifah 11. I’ve Got What It Takes (But It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away) – Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks 12. Work House Blues – Queen Latifah 13. I’m a Mighty Tight Woman – Sippie Wallace 14. (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue – Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra 15. Laugh, Clown, Laugh – Cécile McLorin Salvant 16. Long Old Road – Queen Latifah 17. Gimme A Pigfoot and A Bottle of Beer (2015 Remix) – Bessie Smith featuring Queen Latifah
Plot Synopsis: The film focuses on legendary blues singer Bessie Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into ‘the Empress of the Blues’, who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today.
The movie soundtrack of Bessie will be released on May 12, 2015 by Legacy Recordings. :)